The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 100 70
Rank change year-on-year +57 -30  
Contract jobs citing MySQL 76 29 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.42% 1.06% 2.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.59% 4.16% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 47
Median daily rate £400 £265 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -29.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £221 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £31.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +36.80% -16.66%  

MySQL is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 458 697 577
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.60% 25.48% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 396 327
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 10
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing MySQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 18 £463 +42.30% 13
Herefordshire - 15 £300 -
Shropshire - 13 £375 - 1
Staffordshire +11 8 £370 +42.30% 4
Warwickshire +7 8 £175 -22.22% 9
Coventry +4 6 £525 +70.73% 1
Solihull - 3 £325 - 3
Worcestershire 0 1 - - 7
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 73 (54.48%) PHP
2 60 (44.78%) HTML
3 55 (41.04%) JavaScript
4 51 (38.06%) CSS
5 46 (34.33%) Linux
6 43 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (29.10%) Web Services
8 34 (25.37%) MongoDB
9 33 (24.63%) Git (software)
10 32 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
11 30 (22.39%) Ruby
11 30 (22.39%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (19.40%) C#
12 26 (19.40%) SQL Server
13 25 (18.66%) .NET
14 24 (17.91%) Open Source
15 22 (16.42%) Configuration Management
15 22 (16.42%) User Experience
16 20 (14.93%) E-Commerce
17 19 (14.18%) Python
17 19 (14.18%) RESTful
18 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (13.43%) Puppet
18 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
18 18 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (13.43%) HTTP
18 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
18 18 (13.43%) SQL
18 18 (13.43%) Subversion
18 18 (13.43%) Ansible

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (9.70%) Apache
2 11 (8.21%) CMS
3 6 (4.48%) Drupal
4 4 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.24%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.24%) ColdFusion
5 3 (2.24%) nginx
5 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.24%) WordPress
6 2 (1.49%) IIS
6 2 (1.49%) JBoss
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) assyst
2 2 (1.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.73%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.99%) GitHub
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon S3
6 3 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.24%) PaaS
6 3 (2.24%) Route 53
6 3 (2.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.49%) AdWords
8 1 (0.75%) SaaS
8 1 (0.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.43%) HTTP
2 16 (11.94%) SSL
2 16 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.24%) OSPF
3 3 (2.24%) SNMP
3 3 (2.24%) SSH
4 1 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.37%) MongoDB
2 30 (22.39%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (19.40%) SQL Server
4 16 (11.94%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.99%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.99%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.49%) Redis
11 2 (1.49%) SQLite
12 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.75%) Riak
Development Applications
1 33 (24.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 18 (13.43%) Subversion
3 4 (2.99%) ERwin
4 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.49%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.75%) GitLab
6 1 (0.75%) gulp
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) NuGet
6 1 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 5 (3.73%) Finance
2 4 (2.99%) Marketing
2 4 (2.99%) Retail
3 2 (1.49%) Banking
3 2 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Games
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (61.19%) Developer
2 44 (32.84%) PHP Developer
3 15 (11.19%) Architect
3 15 (11.19%) MySQL Developer
4 13 (9.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 10 (7.46%) Technical Architect
6 9 (6.72%) DBA
6 9 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.97%) .NET Developer
7 8 (5.97%) C# Developer
7 8 (5.97%) MySQL DBA
7 8 (5.97%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (5.22%) Digital Architect
8 7 (5.22%) Digital Technical Architect
8 7 (5.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Business Architect
10 4 (2.99%) HTML Developer
10 4 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (44.78%) HTML
2 51 (38.06%) CSS
3 39 (29.10%) Web Services
4 25 (18.66%) .NET
5 19 (14.18%) RESTful
6 17 (12.69%) HTML5
7 16 (11.94%) LAMP
8 15 (11.19%) Ajax
8 15 (11.19%) AngularJS
9 13 (9.70%) CSS3
9 13 (9.70%) JSON
9 13 (9.70%) Laravel
10 12 (8.96%) REST
11 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET
11 11 (8.21%) Django
11 11 (8.21%) Play Framework
11 11 (8.21%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (5.97%) jQuery
12 8 (5.97%) WPF
13 7 (5.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) User Experience
2 9 (6.72%) W3C
3 7 (5.22%) Replication
4 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) CMDB
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (34.33%) Linux
2 15 (11.19%) Windows
3 9 (6.72%) Unix
4 8 (5.97%) CentOS
4 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.73%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.91%) Open Source
3 22 (16.42%) Configuration Management
4 20 (14.93%) E-Commerce
5 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (12.69%) MVC
6 17 (12.69%) Web Development
7 16 (11.94%) DevOps
8 15 (11.19%) Web Operations
9 12 (8.96%) TDD
10 9 (6.72%) Analytics
10 9 (6.72%) BDD
11 8 (5.97%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.97%) SDLC
12 7 (5.22%) OO
12 7 (5.22%) Test Automation
13 6 (4.48%) OO PHP
14 5 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (3.73%) Data Extraction
14 5 (3.73%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.48%) PHP
2 55 (41.04%) JavaScript
3 30 (22.39%) Ruby
4 26 (19.40%) C#
5 19 (14.18%) Python
6 18 (13.43%) SQL
7 16 (11.94%) Java
8 11 (8.21%) Scala
9 8 (5.97%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.99%) PHP 5
10 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.99%) VB
10 4 (2.99%) VB6
11 3 (2.24%) Perl
11 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.49%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.75%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.22%) Degree
4 4 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Ansible
1 18 (13.43%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (13.43%) Puppet
2 17 (12.69%) Salt
3 4 (2.99%) Kibana
3 4 (2.99%) logstash
4 3 (2.24%) collectd
4 3 (2.24%) StatsD
4 3 (2.24%) Terraform
4 3 (2.24%) Webmin
5 1 (0.75%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.75%) Plesk
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.94%) Rackspace
3 14 (10.45%) Google
4 11 (8.21%) Oracle
5 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.99%) Tableau
5 4 (2.99%) Teradata
6 3 (2.24%) Aruba
6 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.24%) Cisco
6 3 (2.24%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.24%) Remedy
6 3 (2.24%) Riverbed
6 3 (2.24%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.49%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.49%) Apple
8 1 (0.75%) BMC
8 1 (0.75%) CA
8 1 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.75%) IBM
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